A Snowy Owl and Purple Sandpipers, among other blasts from the Arctic here at Schoodic Point in Maine's Acadia National Park.
Warfare, birds, a sunset and news from Schoodic Point in Maine.
Moths and butterflies were big in my world in 2016 — and abundant. Below is the Year in Flight — a menagerie from 2016.
Feel the pulse of 10,000 wings in today's episode of BirdNote — my account from dawn at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in the desert of New Mexico. I'm honored to have joined the team of writers at BirdNote, a syndicated adventure in sound and flight.
Russian nature and the nature of our democracy.
American Pokeweed, not particularly common here in central Vermont, with fruits poisonous to us (but not to birds), glowed during my walk this morning above downtown Montpelier.
Go forth and get gulls. As a bonus feature of my Getting Gulls workshop in Essex, Vermont, on December 1, I'm developing a crowd-sourced map to prime gull-watching sites in New England. It's your gateway to gulls.
They are among the most successful birds on Earth, living from polar regions to parking lots, along shorelines or at sewage ponds. They can be elegant or brutish, ambitious or lazy. And even as they pose for us in plain sight, they can be notoriously hard to identify — but not any more. Getting Gulls, my new workshop, debuts Thursday, December 1 at 6:30PM in the Essex High School auditorium in Essex, Vermont.
On a cold, miserable day at my home here in Vermont, a pair of caddisflies found time to "get hot" and make more caddisflies.
Four reminders for you to look high, low and in between as you walk the cold, soggy paths this weekend.